The first table below looks at the demand for Security Cleared in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Cleared over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Milton Keynes region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Clearance
Rank 5 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Security Cleared 134 86 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.14% 12.55% 17.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 60.09% 58.11% 57.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 43 61
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£344 £315 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% +3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £228 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £382 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £38.00 £19.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.73% +91.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £38.00 £19.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £38.00 £19.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
223 148 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.20% 21.61% 29.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 65 96
Average daily rate £330 £315 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £226 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +14.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £14.71 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £38.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
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Security Cleared
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Security Cleared Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Security Cleared Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Security Cleared
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Cleared across the Milton Keynes region.

Security Cleared Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared.

1 224 (76.98%) SC Cleared
2 104 (35.74%) DV Cleared
3 81 (27.84%) ITIL
4 76 (26.12%) Windows
5 67 (23.02%) Microsoft
6 53 (18.21%) MS Excel
7 45 (15.46%) PRINCE2
8 41 (14.09%) MS Project
9 40 (13.75%) Finance
10 36 (12.37%) MS Exchange
11 35 (12.03%) HP
12 34 (11.68%) SharePoint
12 34 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 33 (11.34%) Service Management
14 32 (11.00%) Project Management
15 31 (10.65%) Hyper-V
16 30 (10.31%) SQL
17 29 (9.97%) Active Directory
17 29 (9.97%) VMware
18 27 (9.28%) SLA
19 26 (8.93%) Linux
19 26 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2003
20 25 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
21 20 (6.87%) Citrix
22 19 (6.53%) MS Office
22 19 (6.53%) Project Planning
23 18 (6.19%) Oracle
23 18 (6.19%) SQL Server
23 18 (6.19%) UNIX
23 18 (6.19%) Migration

Security Cleared
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Security Cleared also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Cleared. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (12.37%) MS Exchange
2 34 (11.68%) SharePoint
3 26 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.41%) Lync
6 6 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (2.06%) Apache
7 3 (1.03%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 53 (18.21%) MS Excel
2 41 (14.09%) MS Project
3 19 (6.53%) MS Office
4 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (1.72%) SAP SRM
2 4 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) IaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.84%) iSCSI
2 6 (2.06%) DAB
2 6 (2.06%) Firewall
2 6 (2.06%) Network Security
2 6 (2.06%) SAN
3 5 (1.72%) Internet
3 5 (1.72%) LDAP
3 5 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.37%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (1.37%) SMTP
5 3 (1.03%) VoIP
5 3 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.03%) NAS
5 3 (1.03%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.69%) SNMP
6 2 (0.69%) DNS
6 2 (0.69%) SSL
6 2 (0.69%) WAN
6 2 (0.69%) LAN
6 2 (0.69%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.06%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.03%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.44%) MSI
2 5 (1.72%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (1.37%) AdminStudio
4 3 (1.03%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.03%) JDeveloper
4 3 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.34%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.34%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.34%) JMeter
5 1 (0.34%) Selenium
5 1 (0.34%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
General
1 40 (13.75%) Finance
2 5 (1.72%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.37%) Marketing
4 3 (1.03%) Retail
5 1 (0.34%) Electronics
5 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (15.81%) Analyst
2 32 (11.00%) Consultant
3 22 (7.56%) Project Manager
4 17 (5.84%) Support Engineer
5 16 (5.50%) Project Officer
6 15 (5.15%) Project Support Officer
6 15 (5.15%) Support Analyst
7 13 (4.47%) 1st Line Support
7 13 (4.47%) Coordinator
8 12 (4.12%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (3.78%) Applications Packager
10 10 (3.44%) Architect
11 9 (3.09%) Network Manager
12 8 (2.75%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.41%) Systems Engineer
13 7 (2.41%) Data Analyst
13 7 (2.41%) Project Coordinator
13 7 (2.41%) Problem Manager
13 7 (2.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 6 (2.06%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.41%) .NET
2 5 (1.72%) WSH
2 5 (1.72%) LAMP
2 5 (1.72%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (1.03%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.03%) LINQ
3 3 (1.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (1.03%) Web Services
3 3 (1.03%) XML
3 3 (1.03%) XSL
3 3 (1.03%) CSS
3 3 (1.03%) HTML
4 2 (0.69%) JDBC
4 2 (0.69%) Servlets
4 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (0.69%) jQuery
4 2 (0.69%) WCF
5 1 (0.34%) SOAP
5 1 (0.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.09%) CESG
2 7 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.37%) Cryptography
4 4 (1.37%) CMDB
5 3 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.03%) Statistics
5 3 (1.03%) PKI
6 1 (0.34%) CCTV
6 1 (0.34%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.34%) Replication
6 1 (0.34%) VHDL
6 1 (0.34%) SCADA
6 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 76 (26.12%) Windows
2 34 (11.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (8.93%) Linux
4 18 (6.19%) UNIX
5 13 (4.47%) Windows 7
5 13 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (3.78%) CentOS
7 8 (2.75%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.41%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (27.84%) ITIL
2 45 (15.46%) PRINCE2
3 33 (11.34%) Service Management
4 32 (11.00%) Project Management
5 19 (6.53%) Project Planning
6 18 (6.19%) Migration
7 17 (5.84%) Service Delivery
8 15 (5.15%) CRM
9 12 (4.12%) PRINCE
9 12 (4.12%) Change Management
9 12 (4.12%) Problem Management
10 11 (3.78%) Network Management
10 11 (3.78%) ITSM
11 10 (3.44%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.09%) Performance Management
12 9 (3.09%) Test Scripting
13 8 (2.75%) Incident Management
13 8 (2.75%) Information Assurance
14 7 (2.41%) P3M3
14 7 (2.41%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.31%) SQL
2 13 (4.47%) C
3 11 (3.78%) VBScript
4 9 (3.09%) Java
5 8 (2.75%) VB
6 7 (2.41%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.06%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.72%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.03%) C#
10 3 (1.03%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.34%) C++
11 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 224 (76.98%) SC Cleared
2 104 (35.74%) DV Cleared
3 17 (5.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (4.47%) CTC Cleared
4 13 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (3.78%) MCSE
6 10 (3.44%) MCP
6 10 (3.44%) ISEB
7 6 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.06%) CCNP
7 6 (2.06%) CCNA
7 6 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.72%) HNC
8 5 (1.72%) HND
9 4 (1.37%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.69%) CITP
10 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.69%) APMP
11 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.34%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.28%) SLA
2 13 (4.47%) QA
3 10 (3.44%) BS15000
4 7 (2.41%) ISO 9000
5 5 (1.72%) P3O
6 2 (0.69%) BS25999
System Software
1 31 (10.65%) Hyper-V
2 29 (9.97%) Active Directory
3 25 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (5.15%) NFS
5 12 (4.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (1.72%) Squid
6 5 (1.72%) Postfix
6 5 (1.72%) Sendmail
7 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (1.37%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.69%) XenApp
8 2 (0.69%) UAG
9 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (6.19%) OVSD
2 12 (4.12%) Backup Exec
3 9 (3.09%) HP UCMDB
4 7 (2.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 7 (2.41%) SCCM
5 5 (1.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 4 (1.37%) OpenView
7 3 (1.03%) SCOM
7 3 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.03%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.69%) Hyperic
8 2 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.69%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.34%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 67 (23.02%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.03%) HP
3 29 (9.97%) VMware
4 20 (6.87%) Citrix
5 18 (6.19%) Oracle
6 16 (5.50%) Cisco
7 15 (5.15%) NetApp
8 12 (4.12%) F5
9 9 (3.09%) Blue Coat
10 8 (2.75%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.41%) Lumension
12 5 (1.72%) SAP
13 4 (1.37%) McAfee
14 3 (1.03%) Sophos
14 3 (1.03%) Symantec
15 2 (0.69%) StorageTek
15 2 (0.69%) Cognos
15 2 (0.69%) Juniper
15 2 (0.69%) AppSense
15 2 (0.69%) Teradata
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